Definition of greasepaint in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈgriːspeɪnt


[mass noun]
  • A waxy substance used as make-up by actors.
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    • John knows the ins and outs of the acting world, working as both an amateur and professional in the land of greasepaint and footlights.
    • Mike produced several sticks of green greasepaint and showed John how to apply the camouflage in diagonal stripes on his face.
    • Covered with greasepaint and standing motionless for an hour, two young people act as statuesque models to earn money.

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